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assistantship

[ uh-sis-tuhnt-ship ]
/ əˈsɪs təntˌʃɪp /
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noun
a form of financial aid awarded to a student studying for a graduate degree at a college or university in which the student assists a professor, usually in academic or laboratory work.
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Origin of assistantship

First recorded in 1690–1700; assistant + -ship
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How to use assistantship in a sentence

  • He had already been almost promised an assistantship to the head of the Educational District.

    The Created Legend|Feodor Sologub
  • I am offered a lectureship here with an ample salary, or an assistantship on equal terms, by Trent.

    The Doctor|Ralph Connor
  • The word came hard as though the fact of an assistantship were at the least distasteful.

    Where I Wasn't Going|Walt Richmond
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